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Buy a Book, Save a Book Store

By: | 2 Comments | On: December 14, 2015 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, DAILY BREAD BLOG, Monday Menus, Our Daily Bread, Sophie's Vegan, Uncategorized, Vegetarian, Your Daily Bread

Use immersion blender to whiz around for a few seconds.  It's ok to not use immersion blender, but your top secret mission to blend onions, red lentils, garlic will be foiled!

DAILY BREAD ♥recipe ♥story ♥quote Goes in a mess, comes out to impress!   ♥recipe Monday is almost always Renata’s Power Risotto Day You do need an immersion blender for this recipe.  Buy one of those for someone you love too! What could be better than a cook book and a chef’s... more

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DAILY BREAD: Pass the Thyme–Do you know your herbs?

By: | 2 Comments | On: June 22, 2015 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Meal Management, Monday Menus, Nutrition News, Our Daily Bread, Seasonal, Uncategorized, Vegetarian, weekend, Your Daily Bread, Your Daily Bread

Make the thyme for chopping?

How do you pass the thyme?   DA STORY: What time is the thyme located on this clock? (It’s a kind of a trick question because I didn’t have 12 or 4 herbs.) BUT! If the herbs are located at 12, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 o’clock, then what time... more

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Leftovers Disguised as Non-Leftovers, a.k.a.: Monday Menus

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 1, 2014 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Monday Menus, Seasonal

Leftovers Disguised as Non-Leftovers   If your kids are spoiled like mine are, then they will say “Thanksgiving Leftovers AGAIN?!! But I am sick of them!” Refrain from bursting a vein with the following reply. “Why you little…when I was your age, I ate a plate of rancid flour with... more

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Monday Menus November 17th, 2014

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 17, 2014 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Monday Menus, Uncategorized

Oh my.  I want this NOW! Heavenly penne with cream sauce and sausage found at Elmhurst Farmers market open Tuesdays 7am-1pm. Jake's Country Meats!

This post is dedicated to anyone who is suffering or grieving around the holidays.  May peace be with you.   Monday: Everything-But-The-Kitchen-Sink-Soup. Saute leftover chopped veggies in olive oil, cover in stock and/or water/chopped tomatoes, cook until veggies soft. Taste for salt, pepper, seasonings.  Blitz with immersion blender or blender... more

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Monday Menus November 10, 2014

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 10, 2014 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Monday Menus

Organic Roast Whole Pumpkin Soup--Roasts in its own skin, served simply with bread and butter.

Time to start clearing the kitchen cupboards, fridge and freezer for the  holidays! This week our Monday Menus are for everyone who hoards just a little bit too much.  Let’s use ‘em up and move ‘em out! It won’t be long before you have to fill that fridge with a... more

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Monday Menus November 3, 2014

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 3, 2014 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Monday Menus, Uncategorized

three.

Monday Menus November 3, 2014 MONDAY: NO BOIL OVEN BAKED PASTA. Recipe: Preheat oven to 375F.  In a 9×13 baking dish, pour one box DeCecco rigatoni, DRY, into the dish.  (YES! UNCOOKED AND DRY!) Add 1/3 cup olive oil, 1 tsp salt, stir to combine. In a blender, one can... more

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Monday Menus October 27-31, 2014

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 27, 2014 | Category: Bite Sized Blog, Economical, Monday Menus, Seasonal

MONDAY: *De Cecco Orecchiette tossed with leftover roast organic veggies, leftover roast chicken breast (from Sunday’s *Chicken-in-a-Bag, yum!) , a drizzle of Organic Half-n-Half, and Parmesan Cheese.  *Organic Chickpea, Tomato, Cucumber Salad with homemade garlic, lemon and sunflower seed dressing. TUESDAY: “Yes You Can!” Night. (Taking my son to get his... more

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Monday Menus October 20-24, 2014

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 20, 2014 | Category: Meal Management, Monday Menus

Monday Menus October 20-24   Monday: *Renata’s Smashing Marinara with De Cecco Farfalle + Roast Broccoli and any other veggies leftover from weekend (toss in olive oil, sea salt, flat leaf Italian parsley, garlic, spread on baking sheet with edge and roast 375F until soft.) *http://www.renataskitchen.com/recipe/1175/ Tuesday: Frozen to Fabulous Roasted... more

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Monday Menus October 14th, 2014

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 13, 2014 | Category: Meal Management, Monday Menus, Seasonal

5 minute Spinach Sautee with Tomato, Garlic, White Beans

What’s Cookin’ Good Lookin’? Renata’s Monday Menus Are Here Monday: *Roasted Organic Butternut Squash, Broccoli, Shallots, Olive Oil and Thyme, drizzled with half-n-half and tossed into De Cecco Cavatappi (30 min meal) Tuesday: Frozen to Fabulous Roasted *Wild Caught Cod with Olive Oil, Tarragon and Sea Salt, Sweet Potato Micro-Mash, 5... more

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